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Didn't win Apple's WWDC ticket lottery? You might still be in luck

Apple faithful this year had to enter a lottery to buy a ticket to the company's annual developer confab. But the unlucky ones may still get be able to buy a ticket.

By April 18, 2014


Sorry devs, Apple's WWDC lottery is now closed

If you had your heart set on attending Apple's annual developers conference and hadn't yet registered for the lottery, well, there's always next year.

By April 7, 2014


UK broadband speeds are a postcode lottery, says survey

The biggest factor in the speed of your broadband might not be the company you buy it from, but your postcode, according to new research.

By March 27, 2013


Teen iOS app developers hit download lottery

Apple helps promote the app Finish, which was created by two high school students to help people deal with procrastination.

By February 20, 2013


Yahoo awarded $610 million from lottery spammers

Spammers sent e-mails telling people they had won lottery prizes from Yahoo in order to defraud them, Yahoo claims.

By December 7, 2011


iPhone SDK terms relaxed to allow lotteries (Poll)

According to a new report, Apple is now allowing developers to add contests, lotteries, or sweepstakes to iPhone and iPod Touch apps, thanks to a new SDK rule.

By February 24, 2010


Microsoft, Yahoo team up against lottery hoax e-mails

The tech firms are forming a coalition to educate consumers on the dangers of those nasty hoax e-mails that try to get financial information out of people.

By October 28, 2008


Yahoo sues over lottery phishing scam

Internet company files suit in New York against unnamed "lottery spammers" who tried to fraudulently obtain sensitive data from Yahoo Mail users, it says.

By May 27, 2008


EIC Squared: Google lottery winners, Intel's Atom, Dell's woes, and more

In this week's EIC Squared podcast, ZDNet's Larry Dignan and I discuss the latest news, including SAP's management changes, Dell's woes, Intel's new mobile chip, life extension for Windows XP, and Google's lottery winners.

By April 4, 2008


Google's lottery winners go for dream jobs

What would you do if you won the lottery. Would you continue to slog away at your job assembling cars, bagging groceries or writing code. Former Google vice president of engineering Doug Merrill is leaving to join EMI Digital after four years at the Googl

By April 1, 2008